Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018, hockey, India vs Malaysia, Highlights: IND crush MAS 5-1
Follow highlights of India vs Malaysia, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 hockey here. India thrashed hosts Malaysia 5-1 in their fourth match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 on Wednesday.Updated: Mar 07, 2018 19:48 IST
India crushed hosts Malaysia 5-1 in their fourth match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 on Wednesday. Shilanand Lakra opened the scoring for India in the 10th minute before Malaysia’s Faizal Saari equalised in the 33th minute. Gurjant Singh then scored twice and was supported by Sumit Kumar and Ramandeep Singh as India registered their first win of the tournament. Follow highlights of India vs Malaysia, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 hockey here.
19:40 hrs IST: That’s it. Thank you for joining us.
19:35 hrs IST: And that’s it. India crush Malaysia 5-1. What a performance it has been from India!
19:33 hrs IST: One minute to go.
19:30 hrs IST: Gurjant Singh scores his second goal in the match. India have a four-goal lead now.
19:25 hrs IST: GOAL! One more. Ramandeep Singh helps India go 4-1 up.
19:18 hrs IST: GOAL! Sumit Kumar scores another one for India. They lead 3-1.
19:14 hrs IST: Final quarter begins.
19:12 hrs IST: That’s the end of the third quarter. India have once again taken the lead. India 2-1 Malaysia.
19:10 hrs IST: A penalty corner to India and Gurjant Singh makes no mistake. Brilliant!
19:08 hrs IST: And Gurjant Singh gives India the lead. They are now 2-1 up.
19:05 hrs IST: Less than five minutes remain in third quarter. Who can take the lead first?
18:58 hrs IST: And Faizal Saari scores the first goal for Malaysia. It was the first penalty corner in the match for them.
18:54 hrs IST: And the third quarter begins. India will be looking for a win here.
18:44 hrs IST: And that’s the end of the second quarter. India still 1-0 up. Malaysia need to be a bit more attacking.
18:40 hrs IST: Less than three minutes left in second quarter.
18:36 hrs IST: India’s brilliant attacking play continues to cause problems to the Malaysian defence.
18:31 hrs IST: India continue to dominate. Get a feeling something is going to happen here.
18:26 hrs IST: The second quarter begins. Can India extend their lead?
18:24 hrs IST: And that’s the end of the first quarter. Great stuff from India. They are dominating the proceedings with maximum ball possession.
18:20 hrs IST: Lakra takes on a pass from Gurjant Singh and pushes the ball past the Malaysian goalkeeper from an improbable angle.
18:19 hrs IST: And Shilanand Larka helps India go 1-0 up! Just what the doctor ordered for them.
18:15 hrs IST: India are keeping maximum of the possession at the moment.
18:10 hrs IST: India looking to attack from the word go. Good tactics!
18:07 hrs IST: The national anthems have been done with and play is set to begin in Ipoh.
17:57 hrs IST: In the first match of the day, the might Australians had an easy win against Ireland, defeating them by 4-1. In the second game, Argentina drew 1-1 with England.
17:52 hrs IST: India have already been knocked out of the tournament following a defeat against Australia in their previous encounter. Will they get their first win of the tournament today?
17:50 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to HT’s live coverage of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup encounter between India and Malaysia.
Sjoerd Marijne-coached India are fifth in the table with a point.
India have struggled with their penalty corner conversions and that will be a worry against Malaysia.